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OC John Bonser Donates A Fabulous Old School Photo

Our archivist was delighted to receive this photograph of Crescent School in 1968.

Old Crescentian, John Bonser, shared a fabulous school photo with us. It was taken in the summer of 1968, when he would have been 7-years-old. He is on the 3rd row up in the 3rd class.

We asked him if he could name anyone else in the photo and whether he had any other memories of his time at Crescent School. John remembered that the girl next to him was Fiona Hudson, as he used to go to school with her and her brother Angus. They drove in from Crick in their mother's Morris Minor Convertible.

He also remembered that they used to swim at the swimming baths on Regent Street, now Jubilee Gardens. He was a bit scared of the swimming teacher as she was a bit fierce, but he has always been a good swimmer!

Huge thanks to John for sharing this super photo. We are always delighted to receive donations to the archives.

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